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Our Team

Meet the SeaBee Team!

Kasper Hancke

Marine biology

Senior research scientist at NIVA and project leader for SeaBee.

Kasper Hancke

Marine biology

Senior research scientist at NIVA and project leader for SeaBee.

Hege Gundersen

Marine biology

Senior research scientist at the marine biology section at NIVA with research focus on blue forest habitats, such as kelp and seagrass

Hege Gundersen

Marine biology

Senior research scientist at the marine biology section at NIVA with research focus on blue forest habitats, such as kelp and seagrass

Anders Gjørwad Hagen

Instruments and sensors

Anders Gjørwad Hagen

Instruments and sensors

Tor Arne Johansen

Engineering Cybernetics

Principal researcher at NTNU-AMOS & director of the UAV/SMallSat Lab at NTNU. Co-founder of Scout Drone Inspection UBIQ Aerospace and Zeabuz

Tor Arne Johansen

Engineering Cybernetics

Principal researcher at NTNU-AMOS & director of the UAV/SMallSat Lab at NTNU. Co-founder of Scout Drone Inspection UBIQ Aerospace and Zeabuz

Arnt-Børre Salberg

Senior Research Scientist

Arnt-Børre Salberg

Senior Research Scientist

Kristoffer Kalbekken

Environmental Data Science

Kristoffer Kalbekken

Environmental Data Science

Trine Bekkby

Marine biology

Trine Bekkby

Marine biology

Rob Barnes

Communications

Rob has been working at GRID-Arendal since 2001.

Rob Barnes

Communications

Rob has been working at GRID-Arendal since 2001.

Martin Biuw

Marine Mammals

Martin Biuw

Marine Mammals

Geir Helge Rødli Systad

Senior Research Scientist

Geir Helge Rødli Systad

Senior Research Scientist

Robert Nøddebo Poulsen

Consulting/Drone operations

Robert Nøddebo Poulsen

Consulting/Drone operations

Mats Mikalsen Kristensen

Education pilots/Drone operations

Mats Mikalsen Kristensen

Education pilots/Drone operations

Sabine Marty

Oceanography

Sabine Marty

Oceanography

Øyvind Tangen Ødegaard

Drone (USV) pilot

Øyvind Tangen Ødegaard

Drone (USV) pilot

Guri Sogn Andersen

Marine biology

Guri Sogn Andersen

Marine biology

James Edward Sample

Environmental Data Science

James Edward Sample

Environmental Data Science

Medyan Ghareeb

Instruments and sensors

Medyan Ghareeb

Instruments and sensors

Geir Johnsen

Biology

Geir Johnsen

Biology

Frederik Stendahl Leira

Engineering Cybernetics

Frederik Stendahl Leira

Engineering Cybernetics

Pål Kvaløy

Engineering Cybernetics

Pål Kvaløy

Engineering Cybernetics

Joseph Garrett

Engineering Cybernetics

Joseph Garrett

Engineering Cybernetics

Sindre Molværsmyr

Sindre Molværsmyr

Jarle Reksten

Statistical and Image Analysis

Jarle Reksten

Statistical and Image Analysis

Debhasish Bhakta

GIS & Communications

Debhasish is GRID-Arendal’s Lead GIS Developer. He has a background in forestry and geo-informatics and worked for the Indian Space Research Organization. He is supporting WP 4 and is responsible for web interfacing.

Debhasish Bhakta

GIS & Communications

Debhasish is GRID-Arendal’s Lead GIS Developer. He has a background in forestry and geo-informatics and worked for the Indian Space Research Organization. He is supporting WP 4 and is responsible for web interfacing.

Guendalina De Luigi

Communications

Guendalina is a recent communications graduate with an international background. She’s a Communications Officer at GRID-Arendal and is part of the WP 6 team for SeaBee, producing content for the website and other communications products.

Guendalina De Luigi

Communications

Guendalina is a recent communications graduate with an international background. She’s a Communications Officer at GRID-Arendal and is part of the WP 6 team for SeaBee, producing content for the website and other communications products.

Svein Rasmussen

Communications

Svein is responsible for the management of the SeaBee website

Svein Rasmussen

Communications

Svein is responsible for the management of the SeaBee website

Yalei Li

Coastal Wetland Ecology

Yalei is a joint PhD student at NIVA, majoring in Coastal Wetland Ecology from East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.

Yalei Li

Coastal Wetland Ecology

Yalei is a joint PhD student at NIVA, majoring in Coastal Wetland Ecology from East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.

Izzie Yi Liu

Data and Image analysis

Izzie Yi Liu

Data and Image analysis

Andrew Luke King

Oceanography

Andrew Luke King

Oceanography

Fred Sigernes

Engineering Cybernetics

Fred Sigernes

Engineering Cybernetics

Kirk Meyer

Instruments and sensors

Kirk Meyer

Instruments and sensors

Tycho Anker-Nilssen

Terrestrial ecology

Tycho Anker-Nilssen

Terrestrial ecology

Zofia Rudjord

Environmental Data Science

Zofia Rudjord

Environmental Data Science

Karoline Slettebø Arvidsson

NIVA project controller

Karoline Slettebø Arvidsson

NIVA project controller

Jamie Shutler

Remote Sensing for Climate and Water Quality

Jamie Shutler

Remote Sensing for Climate and Water Quality

Michaela Aschan

Faculty of Life Sciences, Fisheries and Economics

Michaela Aschan

Faculty of Life Sciences, Fisheries and Economics

Ragnvald Larsen

Seksjon for miljødata og geoinformasjon

Ragnvald Larsen

Seksjon for miljødata og geoinformasjon

Are Charles Jensen

Senior Research Scientist

Machine learning and image analysis

Are Charles Jensen

Senior Research Scientist

Machine learning and image analysis

Stian Skovro

Drone Operations and Education

Stian Skovro

Drone Operations and Education

Anja Synnestvedt

NIVA project support team

Anja Synnestvedt

NIVA project support team

Lorna Little

Communications

Lorna Little

Communications

Hasan Abbas

Communications

Hasan is responsible for the development of animated videos sharing SeaBee outcomes.

Hasan Abbas

Communications

Hasan is responsible for the development of animated videos sharing SeaBee outcomes.

Alexander Mitrofanenko

Communications

Alexander is responsible for the communication and dissemination of main SeaBee outcomes.

Alexander Mitrofanenko

Communications

Alexander is responsible for the communication and dissemination of main SeaBee outcomes.

Jemmima Knight

Environmental Data Science

Jemmima Knight

Environmental Data Science

Kim Leirvik

Environmental Data Science

Kim Leirvik

Environmental Data Science

Kristina Kvile

Researcher Scientist

Kristina Kvile

Researcher Scientist